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No wireless printer port for lexmark x4650

Hello...my wireless x4650 does connect just fine to my router. But when I ran the install cd, it said that the connection failed. After some research, it seems that the correct port is not in the printer properties, but I cannot seem to add it. The only port that works is the USB port, but I wanted it for the wireless ability. It will print wireless if I connect it to the "print server" wireless connection, but that is not the same as my actual network.

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  • jredfern Feb 03, 2009

    thanks, i am at not home, and cannot verify, but that seems pretty good. A question though....do I add it from the Exceptions tab? And then once I click on the add port button, it asks for "name" and "port number". I assume I add the ip address there?



    thanks! on xp professional by the way.

  • jredfern Feb 04, 2009

    Excellent, worked perfectly.



    Thanks!

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    printer seem to be connected to the router but i can see it anywhere on my pc!!!!!!!!!!!what to do????????

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Your firewall for the wireless is blocking the port. Go into your firewall settings and add the port from the printer to bypass the router. What operating system do you have? It should be in Control Panel under Security Center.
Let me know.
Ray

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    Raymond Scott Feb 03, 2009

    Add the name of the printer when you set it up and add (I think its) port 427.



    For me, I named mine ( HPOffice01 ). I setup an ip port to print on ip 192.168.1.3 that I setup for the printer. In firewall Exceptions, check ' File and printer sharing'. Then go to printers, right click your printer, select 'Sharing' to share the printer on the network. Now, beside sharing is ports. Add an ip port you want set for the printer. ( some printer have an ip like 168.243.129.43). Give it a try. After you get home from work, email me.

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    ravi Feb 11, 2014

    192.168.1.1

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